Job Details

Specialist, Social Content Strategy

Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Marketing
Job Opened January 13th, 2022
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 2200007O
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

Saks OFF 5TH is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, Saks OFF 5TH provides a compelling assortment of brands to fashion-seeking customers at the best prices. The company is reimagining traditional off-price with a digitally-native model focused on customer experience.


What This Position Is All About: 

The Specialist of Social Content Strategy will be the creative point for the brand’s social media channel from concept to execution. This role will be responsible for driving the creative strategy  across all social platforms (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest, and more) to create shareable, innovative, engaging, and buzz-worthy content that  also reflects the Saks OFF 5TH brand identity.


Who You Are:

  • Have a passion for creating fun, engaging, and trend-driven social-first content and are well versed in various design and editing programs 
  • Highly creative, yet strategic, thinker who understands the best content approaches across different social platforms  
  • Social media enthusiast with a strong understanding of the platforms and their users ∙ Have a strong interest in the fashion-retail space 
  • Extremely proactive, love pitching ideas, and always thinking of ways of storytelling through a visual lens 
  • Understand industry standard file formats and deliverables for digital and social media 
  • Strong video editing and visualization skills 
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and their users (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, etc.) 
  • Ability to work on tight timelines, accommodate rapid changes, and thrive in a fast-paced environment


You Also Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university (preferably in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, or a related field) 
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience in social media and/or creative fields ∙ Experience in video content production across Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube platforms
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite software: Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator 
  • Experience using video editing programs, such as Avid, Premiere and/or After Effects ∙ Have experience creating content on behalf of a brand and/or digital platform


As a Specialist, Social Content Strategy you will:

  • Drive creative content strategy across all of social and handle end-to-end content concepting + production – including small-scale video and photo shoots (ex. TikTok videos), Facebook/Instagram Lives, and assets in static, gif, and video formats  
  • Coordinate closely with the Sr. Social Media Manager to create and adapt impactful, social-first content across multiple channels 
  • Create bold, trend-setting, engaging and shareable content and must be well versed in managing design principles for all social-first deliverables including: images, videos, gifs.  Memes, IG Stories, etc. 
  • Owns all creative direction/aspects of the weekly content deck in close partnership with the Social Media Specialist 
  • Be heavily involved in strategic brainstorming/ideation and providing social-specific creative priorities in all campaign brief developments 
  • Brainstorm creative solutions for projects and opportunistic moments in adherence with tight timelines 
  • Be the key liaison with the Creative team to ensure creative alignment and consistency with overall brand identity and voice 
  • Collaborate closely and frequently with photo, digital, media, and brand-marketing teams to ensure social creative strategy aligns with overall business priorities 
  • Culture-track and stay abreast of industry trends in the social media space and translate findings into creation of relevant and buzz-worthy content ideas 
  • Design graphics in varying formats for social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)


Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks

Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.


We believe that our differences not only make us stronger, but also guide our evolution and future growth. All associates are expected to create an inclusive environment free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying. Together, we celebrate, advocate for, and learn from our colleagues, customers and communities to create the best environment to shop and work for all.